cantilever bridge

noun

Definition of cantilever bridge

: a bridge that uses projecting beams (called cantilevers) to support the main part

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“Cantilever bridge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cantilever%20bridge. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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